This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the complex collapse features on the southern flank of Ascraeus Mons.
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Ascraeus Mon

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Today's VIS image shows the complex collapse features on the southern flank of Ascraeus Mons.

Orbit Number: 45293 Latitude: 8.26097 Longitude: 255.324 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-02-29 16:31

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15568

Date added:
2012-04-24

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1312 x 2765 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15568.tif (3.63 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15568.jpg (0.31 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU